Maker St. Cecilia workshop, German, 1450-1475
  • David
Date ca. 1470
Medium Stained glass: pot metal; white glass and silver stain
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Ralph Harman Booth
Accession Number 49.546
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View European: Medieval and Renaissance Gothic Chapel W252, Level 2 (see map)
Inscriptions Inscribed: David Ihrlm q edificat ut civitas illi eiu ascenderut." Ps. 121:3 [translation: David: Jerusalem, which is built as a city, which is compacted together.]
Frederick Sidney (Moreton, Holly Place, Hampstead, Middlesex, England);
December 9, 1937, sold by (Christie, Manson & Woods, London, England) lot 74;
(Frank? [unidentified dealer] Zurich, Switzerland);
Ralph and Mary Booth (Grosse Pointe, Michigan, USA);
1949-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
"Family Art Game," DIA Advertising Supplement, Detroit News, April 14, 1985, p. 2 (ill.).

Stained Glass Before 1700 in American Collections: Mid-western and Western States (Corpus Vitrearum Checklist III). Studies in the History of Art, vol. 28. Washington, DC, 1989, pp. 158-159 (ill. L).

Raguin, V. and H. Zakin. Stained Glass Before 1700 in the collections of the Midwest States (Corpus Vitrearum United States of America 7), vol. I, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan. London, 2001, pp. 176-186.